[ALSA-2021:4198] Moderate: edk2 security, bug fix, and enhancement update
Type:
security
Severity:
moderate
Release date:
2021-11-12
Description:
EDK (Embedded Development Kit) is a project to enable UEFI support for Virtual Machines. This package contains a sample 64-bit UEFI firmware for QEMU and KVM. The following packages have been upgraded to a later upstream version: edk2 (20210527gite1999b264f1f). (BZ#1846481, BZ#1938238) Security Fix(es): * openssl: integer overflow in CipherUpdate (CVE-2021-23840) * openssl: NULL pointer dereference in X509_issuer_and_serial_hash() (CVE-2021-23841) For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section. Additional Changes: For detailed information on changes in this release, see the AlmaLinux Release Notes linked from the References section.
Updated packages:
  • edk2-ovmf-20210527gite1999b264f1f-3.el8.noarch.rpm
Notes:
This page is generated automatically from Red Hat security data and has not been checked for errors. For clarification or corrections please contact the AlmaLinux Packaging Team.